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Would you have Enlarged spleen (Splenomegaly) when you have Myelodysplastic syndrome?

Summary: Enlarged spleen is found among people with Myelodysplastic syndrome, especially people who are male, 60+ old, also have Iron overload, and take medication Exjade.

We study 103 people who have Enlarged spleen (Splenomegaly) and Myelodysplastic syndrome from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Myelodysplastic syndrome

Myelodysplastic syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged) (latest reports from 44,299 patients)

Enlarged spleen

Enlarged spleen (enlargement of spleen) (latest reports from 39,333 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, hiv infection, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Enlarged spleen reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 11,728 people who have myelodysplastic syndrome are studied. Among them, 103 (0.88%) have Enlarged Spleen.

Trend of Enlarged spleen in myelodysplastic syndrome reports

Gender of people who have myelodysplastic syndrome and experienced Enlarged spleen * :

Enlarged spleen36.36%63.64%

Age of people who have myelodysplastic syndrome and experienced Enlarged spleen * :

Enlarged spleen1.94%0.00%0.97%0.00%0.00%0.97%15.53%81.55%

Severity of the symptom * :


Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Iron overload (8 people, 7.77%)
  2. Pain (6 people, 5.83%)
  3. Hypertension (5 people, 4.85%)
  4. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (5 people, 4.85%)
  5. Hyperuricaemia (3 people, 2.91%)
  6. Prophylaxis (3 people, 2.91%)
  7. Dyspepsia (3 people, 2.91%)
  8. Clostridial infection (3 people, 2.91%)
  9. Diarrhoea (3 people, 2.91%)
  10. Hypokalaemia (3 people, 2.91%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Exjade (41 people, 39.81%)
  2. Revlimid (28 people, 27.18%)
  3. Neupogen (21 people, 20.39%)
  4. Thalomid (16 people, 15.53%)
  5. Aranesp (15 people, 14.56%)
  6. Allopurinol (14 people, 13.59%)
  7. Aspirin (14 people, 13.59%)
  8. Lasix (13 people, 12.62%)
  9. Acyclovir (11 people, 10.68%)
  10. Hydrea (11 people, 10.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Can prolonged use of warfarin cause liver and spleen damage
    (Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Enlarged Spleen, Cirrohosis Of The Liver, Fatiquie, Pain Under The Ribs, and takes Lorazepam, Allegra D 24 Hour, Tylenol)
    I was on warfarin for ten years. they now found that I have cirrhosis of the liver my spleen is very enlarged can this all be caused by the prolonged use of the warfarin. Doctors giving me the run around but under my ribs is killing me and they just say take pain meds and go away

  • What is the prognosis for myelodysplasia?
    (Asked by a 62 year old man who has Myelodysplastic Syndrome)
    I've just learned i may have myelodysplasia and i'd like to know more about the possible outcomes.

  • I have been diagnosed with cll and now have very enlarged tonsils. my dr wants to put me on ofatumumab (arzerra) before having tonsils removed. have others had this treatment. and what is outcome?
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Enlarged Tonsils, Lymph Nodes - Swollen, Spleen Enlargement)
    I have been diagnosed with CLL - an intermediate form - meaning not too severe but not so mild either. After a rash (unknown cause) treated with prednisone, followed by a sore throat, my tonsils remained enlarged to the point where I have had some difficulty swallowing. A biopsy showed that the ...

  • Does clonazepam 0.5 daily cause low white blood count?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Anxiety Disorder, Low Platelets, Enlarged Spleen, High Bp, Multi Nodular Goiter, Herpes, Lyme Disease - Chronic Persistent, and takes Clonazepam, Losartan Potassium)
    do these drugs cause high blood pressure or low wbc, low platelets, enlarged spleen, skipped heartbeats, lightheadedness, unexplained bruises?

  • Causes of enlarged spleen?
    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Irregular Heartbeat, SVT, IBS, Peptic Ulcer, Morbid Obesity, Bipolar 2, Splenomegaly, and takes Klonopin, Celexa, Multivitamin, Lamictal, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Allegra, Carafate)
    Hi all! 22 yo pt. History positive for diverticulosus with one bout of diverticulitis, svt and slight arrhythmia, IBS, peptic ulcers, bipolar disorder type 2, and morbid obesity. Pt. Had a scan done at the end of May to r/o diverticulitis. Scan revealed splenomegaly. Pt. Complains of fat ...

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  • Why was this drug not tested for people with anemia problems?
    (Posted by a 76 year old man who has Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Cardiac Disorder, and takes Brilinta)
    My husband has had myelodysplastic syndrome diagnosed in 2004. In 2010, his HGB went down to 10.2. RBC 3.00. He was right next to treatment when the HGB went to 10. For some unknown reason, his blood counts improved. By June 2013, his HGB was 11.9, RBC 33.9 8/3/13 he was found to have a 75% bl ...

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